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European Classics Book Club: Fyodor Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment

October 12th, 2014

Episode 48 of 397 episodes

Rodion Raskolnikov kills an unscrupulous pawnbroker for her money. His rationale is that he is ridding the world of a 'worthless vermin' and that some people have a natural and intellectual right to commit criminal acts for the greater good. But he also kills the woman's innocent sister who unexpectedly turns up.

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